Core Business Operations Coordinator

Applications are accepted electronically ONLY
University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus
Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Core Business Operations Coordinator
Position #729946 - Requisition 07534
Job Summary:
This position's primary purpose is to coordinate and administer the Mass Spectrometry Core business operations. This position requires independent action and the use of discretion and creativity within the limits of institutional, state and federal policies. Anticipation and analysis of the consequences of various courses of action is required. This position operates independently to determine the appropriate processes to implement and achieve desired goals. The decision making process requires detailed understanding and complex analysis of policies on multiple levels. This position is required to analyze existing policies, precedents, and non-specific practices and expected to recommend action to be taken in a particular circumstance. The position works extensively with individuals in all areas of the University, research sponsors, individuals in research organizations etc. The purpose of the contact is diverse and can involve detection of problems through investigation and interviewing; advice and guidance to resolve complaints or problems or to influence actions and behaviors and clarification of rationale, intent and motive by educating others on unfamiliar concepts and theories.
Examples of work Performed:
+ Policy Coordination:This position will assist with coordinating and implementing pertinent policies for the core based upon State and Federal laws, the University of Colorado and UCD campus.
+ Administrative Services:This position will be responsible for providing general administrative services, which includes ordering supplies and equipment for the lab, maintenance of sample inventories and biosafety monitoring. Communication with lab personnel and customers will be needed to coordinate projects and resources.
+ Financial Management:Manages core's financial resources, which are predominantly grants and contracts, including NIH funding, andinterests. Prevents and when necessary, resolves budget overruns for laboratory, determines and reviews all available revenue sources, determines balances, determines restrictions and applicable options based on the external and internal guidelines for state, federal and private funds. Included in this responsibility is the development of budget proposals, managing budgets in collaboration with the grants administrator in the department office, reallocating procurement card expenses as needed, managing subcontracts, and manual invoicing or tracking of lab invoicing.
+ Planning and Budgeting:This position will participate in planning activities, both short and long term, including developing business plans, budgets and detailed analysis to support decision making and strategic planning including setting prices via annual core cost study.
Salary and Benefits:
The hiring salary for this position starts at $36,267 is negotiable and commensurate with skills and experience.
The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at
The University of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.
The University of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.
Minimum Qualifications:
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelors degree in finance, accounting, business administration, public administration or a closely related field.
Preferred Qualifications:
+ Grants and contracts, NIH funded research grant experience;
+ Proficient computer skills and experience with various software programs such as MS Word, Outlook, Access, Excel;
+ Knowledge of and working experience with PeopleSoft HR and finance systems.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
+ Knowledge of fundamental accounting principles and practices
+ Possesses base of knowledge in grants and contracts administration and apply that knowledge to the task or issue at hand
+ Knowledge of and ability to apply, diversified financial management skills, with the ability to manage funds effectively, from a variety of sources
+ Independently establishes work priorities and provide follow through, to insure completion of activities
+ Independently manages multiple projects and competing timelines, both for external sponsor deadlines for proposals, financial reports, closeouts and internal deadlines for payroll processing
+ Ability to communicate effectively in brief, focused and well organized oral and written format
+ Functions independently
+ Serves as primary contact for Mass Spectrometry Core financial and administrative issues
+ Strong organizational skills; detail oriented; and
+ Proficient computer skills and experience with various software programs such as MS Word, Outlook, Access, Excel, is highly desired.
Special Instructions to Applicants: Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS: 1). A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications. 2) A current resume/CV. 3) List of 3-5 professional references.
Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References
Application Materials Instructions:Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. 70d4695769dd4e65baabc225db40c78d

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